#Africa

  • Article: Students in Malawi Are Making Reusable Pads to Fight Menstruation Stigma and Keep Girls in School
    Water & Sanitation

    Students in Malawi Are Making Reusable Pads to Fight Menstruation Stigma and Keep Girls in School

    By David Brand|Oct. 13, 2017

    Though these pads seem like a simple solution, they could have a huge impact. Read more

  • Article: This Man Is Bringing Together Music and Climate Change Activism in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Environment

    This Man Is Bringing Together Music and Climate Change Activism in Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Phineas Rueckert|Oct. 13, 2017

    Never underestimate the power of music to create change. Read more

  • Article: Africa Tops Global Hunger Index, Driven by War and Climate Shocks
    Food & Hunger

    Africa Tops Global Hunger Index, Driven by War and Climate Shocks

    Oct. 12, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women, girls and ethnic minorities are most at risk of hunger. Read more

  • Article: The Toughest Places in The World to Get an Education if You’re a Girl
    Education

    The Toughest Places in The World to Get an Education if You’re a Girl

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 12, 2017

    Approximately 73% of girls in South Sudan aged between 6 and 11 are not in school. Read more

  • Article: 7 Reasons Ending Child Marriage Is Absolutely Necessary — on International Day of the Girl Child
    Girls & Women

    7 Reasons Ending Child Marriage Is Absolutely Necessary — on International Day of the Girl Child

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 11, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    We’re still not doing enough. Read more

  • Article: A New Genetically-Modified Maize Is Helping Feed Zimbabwe — But Not Without Controversy
    Finance & Innovation

    A New Genetically-Modified Maize Is Helping Feed Zimbabwe — But Not Without Controversy

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 4, 2017

    A new plant is opening the conversation on GMOs and hunger. Read more

  • Article: KFC & Fast Food Brands Are Bringing a New Health Concern to Africa: Obesity
    Health

    KFC & Fast Food Brands Are Bringing a New Health Concern to Africa: Obesity

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 4, 2017

    A growing middle-class is consuming more processed foods, and staying sedentary. Read more

  • Article: Trump Tells African Leaders His Friends Go to Their Countries to 'Get Rich' at UN
    Citizenship

    Trump Tells African Leaders His Friends Go to Their Countries to 'Get Rich' at UN

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 21, 2017

    The president also mispronounced Namibia, causing a Twitter-storm. Read more